My daughter is 8 months old is having sleep disorder in the night and suffering from frequent cough due to which she is loosing her weight. Please suggest home remedy or alternative treatment?

Sleep Disorder - Read Causes and Cures

Your question is not clear as to which sleep disorder you are talking about. Sleep disorders can be of various types like snoring, insomnia and sleep apnea. Snoring is often characterized by loud voice of air flow during sleep. Insomnia is a condition where the person faces difficulty in sleeping. Sleep apnea is a severe disorder that is mainly characterized by difficulty breathing and short breaths. Your question slightly shows the symptoms of sleep apnea. Even the cough that you are talking about may be because of the breathing problem.

Here are some of the most common and effective natural cures for various sleep disorders:

  • Melatonin is a hormone that is responsible for regulating the sleep activity in human beings. This hormone is secreted by the pineal gland and is also available in most of the chemist stores. This hormone is essential to regularize the sleep patterns and give a sound sleep to the person suffering form sleep disorder.
  • Herbs such as Valerian, Kava kava and Chamomile are the best herbal cures for sleep disorders. These herbs help in giving a peaceful and sound sleep.
  • Avoid using any kind of sleeping pills because after a certain period of time your body gets habituated to these pills. Once your body starts accepting these doses, the pills will naturally lose its affectivity.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol, tobacco and caffeine.

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